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Boeing KC-97 Stratofreighter
Official Designation KC-97L Stratofreighter
Primary Role Aerial tanker
Secondary Role Military transport
National Origin USA
Original Contractor Boeing
Wingspan 141 feet, 3 inches
Length 117 feet, 5 inches (with boom retracted)
Height at Tail 38 feet, 3 inches
Armament None
Engines Four Pratt & Whitney R-4360-59B radials and two GE J-47 mini-jets
Horsepower 3,500 shp each (radial engine)
Thrust 5,970 pounds each (jet engine)
Cruise Speed 350 mph
Max Speed 400 mph
Range 4,300 miles
Service Ceiling 30,000 feet
Operating Weight Unknown
Max Payload 68,500 pounds or 96 troops
Max Takeoff Weight 175,000 pounds
Date Deployed 1950
Total Produced 888 aircraft
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